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African Horse Sickness MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
African Horse Sickness
Tree Number(s)
C01.920.500.030
C01.925.081.030
C01.925.782.791.142
C22.488.088
Unique ID
D000355
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000355
Annotation
caused by an Orbivirus; in horses, mules & donkeys; if in horses don't forget also HORSES (NIM) & check tag ANIMALS; if in mules or donkeys, coord IM with EQUIDAE (IM) & check tag ANIMALS
Scope Note
An insect-borne reovirus infection of horses, mules and donkeys in Africa and the Middle East; characterized by pulmonary edema, cardiac involvement, and edema of the head and neck.
Entry Term(s)
African Horsesickness
Equine Plague
Previous Indexing
Horse Diseases (1966-1969)
Reovirus Infections (1968-1979)
Public MeSH Note
98; see AFRICAN HORSESICKNESS 1970-97
History Note
98
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/06/10
African Horse Sickness Preferred
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